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Lincoln Avenue Corridor Urban Design Plan & Design Guidelines. “Tuesdays at APA” August 1, 2006. Mahender Vasandani Director, Planning & Urban Design Land Vision, Inc. A Typical Commercial Strip. 1. A Typical “Old” Approach. 2. The Corridor. Touhy Avenue. I-294.

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Lincoln AvenueCorridor Urban Design Plan& Design Guidelines

“Tuesdays at APA”

August 1, 2006

Mahender Vasandani

Director, Planning & Urban Design

Land Vision, Inc.


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A Typical Commercial Strip

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A Typical “Old” Approach

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The Corridor

Touhy Avenue

I-294

Lincoln Avenue Corridor

Devon Avenue

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The Corridor

A Commercial Strip/Thoroughfare

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The Issues

  • Outmoded Development Form

  • Can Not Exploit Full Potential

  • No Gathering Places

  • Lack of Pedestrian Access

  • Lack of Positive Identity

  • No Design Cohesiveness

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The Goals

  • Allow New Development Form

  • Create Hubs of Activities/Mixed Uses

  • Create Gathering Places

  • Allow Convenient Pedestrian Access

  • Create In-fill Housing

  • Create Cohesive Image

  • Add Value to Properties

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The Approach

  • Citizen Participation/Image Preference Survey

  • Existing Conditions Analysis

    • Streetscape Elements and Condition

    • Figure-Ground Analysis

    • Redevelopment Potential Analysis

  • Redevelopment Strategy

    • Create A New “Downtown”

    • Allow Mixed-Uses

    • Create Hubs

    • Create In-Fill Housing

  • New Urbanist Development Form

    a. Building Locations

    b. Building Relations to Streets

    c. Traffic Calming/Pedestrian Activity

    d. Urban Streets/Livability

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    The Approach

    5. Corridor Urban Design Plan

    6. Urban Design Guidelines

    • Public Domain

    • Private Domain

  • Adopt Form-based Code

  • A New “Downtown” Plan

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    Citizen Participation/IPS

    A MUST!

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    Existing Conditions Analysis

    Figure/Ground Analysis(Northern Half)

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    1.New Downtown Hub: Retail, Office, Residential & Hotel

    Touhy Avenue

    2.Focal-point Monument

    3. Focal-point Monument in Traffic Oval

    Lincoln Avenue

    4.Focal-point Monument

    New Mixed-Use Hub:

    Retail & Residential

    Existing Village Hall

    Pratt Avenue

    5. Mixed-Use Hub: Retail & Residential

    6. Residential Infill

    Crawford Avenue

    North

    Devon Avenue

    7. New Retail Hub

    Redevelopment Strategy

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    New Urbanist Development Form

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    Redevelopment Potential Analysis

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    Redevelopment Potential Analysis

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    Corridor Urban Design Plan

    Northern Half

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    Corridor Urban Design Plan

    Southern Half

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    Urban Design Guidelines

    Public Domain Guidelines: NearProperties Not to Be Redeveloped

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    C

    Building Setback

    Line

    A

    Building Setback

    Line

    R.O.W. Line

    A

    R.O.W. Line

    B

    Maximum 3 Floors/ 38 Feet

    B

    B

    Sidewalk

    Line

    Sidewalk

    Line

    Urban Design Guidelines

    Private Domain Guidelines: For Properties to Be Redeveloped

    Maximum Building Height in Corridor: 3 Storeys

    Max. Height in “Downtown”: 5 Storeys

    “A”: Max. Building Setback: 5 feet

    “B”: Min. Distance to Sidewalk Edge: 15 feet

    “C” Min. Setback Above 3 Floors: 10 feet

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    Urban Design Guidelines

    Private Domain Guidelines: For Properties to Be Redeveloped

    Required Building Line/Streetscape

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    Urban Design Guidelines

    Private Domain Guidelines: For Properties to Be Redeveloped

    Landscaping vs. “Dead” Walls

    Pocket Parks

    Well-articulated Facades

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    Downtown Plan

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    Downtown PlanPhase I: Lincoln/Touhy Site

    Development Concept Floor Plans

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    Downtown PlanPhase I: Lincoln/Touhy Site

    Massing Study (View from Lincoln Avenue)

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    Downtown PlanPhase I: Lincoln/Touhy Site

    Massing Study (View from Touhy Avenue)

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    Downtown PlanPhase I: Lincoln/Touhy Site

    Development Program Analysis

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    Downtown PlanPhase I: Lincoln/Touhy Site

    Concept Architecture/Urban Form

    (View from Touhy Avenue)

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    Downtown PlanPhase I: Lincoln/Touhy Site

    Concept Architecture/Urban Form

    (View from corner of Lincoln Avenue and Touhy Avenue)

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    Study Conclusion

    • Land Vision Provided Detailed Design for Lincoln Avenue Corridor Plan

    • LATF Approved the Plan and Design Guidelines

    • Village Adopted the Corridor Plan and Updated Its Comprehensive Plan

    • Village Is Working on a Form-based Code

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    Lessons Learned

    • Public and Leadership Support for NU Is Critical

    • May Take Some Work to Gain Such Support

    • After the Initial Support, Need to Provide Creative Solutions…to Sustain Support

    • New Urbanism Will Provide Creative Solutions

    • With the Right Design Solutions:

      • Quality Projects

      • Economically Sustainable

      • Traffic Calming

      • Quality of Life

      • Successful Transformation of a Commercial Strip

      • to a “Livable Urban Street”

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